7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m.–8:55 a.m. | Room TBA | General
Karen Schell PhD RRT FAARC — AARC President
Thomas J Kallstrom MBA RRT FAARC — ARCF Vice President
Katherine Fedor MBA RRT RRT-NPS — NBRC President
Allen Gustin Jr MD FCCP — CoARC President
The leadership of the AARC, ARCF, CoARC, and NBRC will join attendees to discuss the latest professional, research, accreditation, and credentialing issues facing respiratory care.
9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. | Room TBA | General
Presented by the National Board for Respiratory Care
Katherine Fedor MBA RRT RRT-NPS, Cleveland OH
Lori Tinkler MBA, Overland Park KS
Robert C Shaw Jr PhD RRT FAARC, Overland Park KS
The new credential maintenance program will be described along with a rationale for each feature. New policies, longitudinal assessments, and a dashboard communicating feedback will be described.
10:30 a.m.–10:40 a.m.
10:45 a.m.–11:45 | Room TBA | Education
Presented by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
Kenneth Winn MHA RRT, Clemmons NC
A key purpose of higher education is to develop students into "lifelong learners”. Ideally the workplace should provide the medium in which the graduate will learn and develop. This talk will highlight how faculty and employers can collaborate to transition students into "lifelong learners" and own their professional development as graduates.
10:45 a.m.–11:45 a.m. | Room TBA | Management
Teresa Volsko MBA RRT FAARC, Canfield OH
Leadership is an elusive concept with vague and ambiguous rules. This presentation will focus on the art and science of leadership. Discover insights into better practices to produce movement and constructive or adaptive change by establishing direction through visioning, aligning people, motivating, and inspiring.
10:55 a.m.–11:10 a.m.
12:00 p.m.–12:40 p.m. | Room TBA | General
Rome Madison, Dallas TX
Everyone aspires to be an industry leader. Whether it be one of our profession’s top academicians or managers/leaders, everyone wants to be elite … to be in the Top 10%. But how do we get there? It’s not by accident! In this Closing Keynote presentation, noted expert, consultant, and leadership guru Rome Madison will share with the audience the 4 Habits of a Top 10%er. What are they? You’ll have to attend this session to find out! Rome Madison’s fresh vibe is sure to connect with audiences of all demographics. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn what it takes to be a Top 10%er!